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Stories with subject: Archaeology
  • Giant Egyptian statues go on display in Paris 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 9:50 pm

    PARIS - Three giant Egyptian statues submerged in the Mediterranean for more than a millennium have gone on display at Paris' Arab World Institute.

  • Giant Egyptian statues go on display in Paris story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 11:22 am

    PARIS - Three giant Egyptian statues submerged in the Mediterranean for more than a millennium have gone on display at Paris' Arab World Institute.

  • Mexico finds main skull rack at Aztec temple complex 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 7:31 pm

    MEXICO CITY - Archaeologists have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls at Mexico City's Templo Mayor Aztec ruin site, scientists said Thursday.

  • History professor says drones helping at archaeological digs 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 5:52 am

    ST. LOUIS - Saint Louis University archaeologists are getting some high-tech help from drones and other gadgets.

  • Scientists find evidence of prehistoric massacre in Europe 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 3:05 pm

    BERLIN - Scientists say they have found rare evidence of a prehistoric massacre in Europe after discovering a 7,000-year-old mass grave with skeletal remains from some of the continent's first farmers bearing terrible wounds.

  • Dig at Colonial battleground uncovers fort's stone walls 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 2:40 pm

    LAKE GEORGE, New York - An archaeological dig at an 18th-century military site in the southern Adirondacks has uncovered large sections of stone walls that are believed to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never completed more than 250 years ago.

  • Dig at NY Colonial battleground uncovers fort's stone walls 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 2:35 pm

    LAKE GEORGE, New York - An archaeological dig at an 18th-century military site in the southern Adirondacks has uncovered large sections of stone walls that are believed to have been constructed within a larger British fortification that was never completed more than 250 years ago.

  • Hatfields and McCoys help pinpoint key battle site in feud story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 4:15 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The Hatfield and McCoy descendants came armed - with digging tools. Side by side, they worked together to help archaeologists unearth artifacts from one of the bloodiest sites in America's most famous feud.

  • Stories and science meet at Jeffers Petroglyphs 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 5:16 pm

    COMFREY, Minnesota - Jeffers Petroglyphs - where 3,000 stone carvings recently came to light, where archaeologists uncovered tools that suggest Native Americans did more there than simply pass through - the most important discoveries may be self-discoveries.

  • Ancient pit house found in southwest Utah re-buried 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 3:22 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - Archeologists have found evidence of corn farming dating back 1,500 years at the site of an ancient pit house discovered in southern Utah but reburied it for safekeeping.

  • Putin puts Crimean site under federal control after scandal 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 11:56 am

    MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Saturday placed a major archaeological site in Crimea, which he has hailed as the country's most sacred spiritual symbol, under federal control following turmoil over the appointment of its director.

  • Archaeologist: Remains found in Fountain are 'ancient' 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 10:04 pm

    DENVER - Human remains, including a skull, that were unearthed at a construction site in El Paso County are those of a Native American woman and could be thousands of years old.